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Grateful Dead Live at Dillon Gym - Princeton University on 1971-04-17




Set 1

Truckin'
Big Railroad Blues
Big Boss Man
Bird Song
Playing In The Band
Hard To Handle
Loser
Mama Tried
Casey Jones
Sugar Magnolia

Set 2

Good Lovin' ->
Drums ->
Good Lovin'
Me And Bobby McGee
Deal
Beat It On Down The Line
I'm A King Bee
Bertha
Sing Me Back Home
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad ->
Jam ->
Turn On Your Lovelight


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Dillon Gym - Princeton University
Location Princeton, NJ

Source MSR> R1? > R2 MAXELL UD35-90 3.75 IPS (Dick Latvala) Technics RS-1506 > R3 TANDBERG TD20A 7.5IPS
Lineage R3 > Technics RS-1506 > TEAC AN-300 DOLBY DECODE > GRACE DESIGN LUNATEC V3 PRE ONLY > KORG MR-1000 > DSD DDF 1BIT 5.644mhZ > AUDIO GATE SW DISEMINATION > 24BIT wav

Notes

- pitch correction +24 cents
- right channel gain reduced by 2 decibels
- quite a number of small dropouts have been repaired, a few clicks removed and a little surplus material
trimmed out.
- there is possibly a splice in Mama Tried with two different sources used, sound quality changes around 0:30
to the end of the song on the raw file. There was noticeably more hiss in the first part.
- Good Lovin'(part 1) fades in.
- there appears to be a cut in Lovelight around 12:16, hardly anything missing though! This is also present in
the other circulating source.
- downsampled with Voxengo R8brain and dithered with iZotope Ozone (MBIT+)


* ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
*Pigpen is the star of this show, may his Love Light forever shine*
* ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*

Thanks for getting this source to me, you know who YOU are.


edited & mastered by
SIRMick
November 2007

Reviews

Reviewer: dbrennan - - December 14, 2014
Subject: Tim Cassidy
A gentleman by the name of Tim Cassidy, died on December 9th, 2014 in Bethlehem PA. Tim attended Princeton in the late 60's and early 70's and I found out yesterday at the luncheon, that he attended only 2 Grateful Dead shows and this was one of them. Tim played in a few bands and one was called "Better Off Dead" where he mostly plays harmonica and after listening to this show, I know that Tim must have really enjoyed this show and all that the harp had offered that evening.

I must also agree with other listeners that the band was really tight and jamming on all cylinders, especially Pigpen!

Rest in peace Tim Cassidy, I hope you enjoyed the ride...
Reviewer: gr8fuldad73 - - August 25, 2014
Subject: 4-17-1971
This is A killer show with stellar jams.pigeon is a rock star.gr8 energy and song selection.thanks for this one sir Mick.
Reviewer: chris phillips - - June 29, 2013
Subject: Ivy
This is a tight show. Jerry and Billy sound great. Casey Jones is amazing. Some songs sound better without piano.
Ron McKernan's numbers are high caliber like 2/24.
Reviewer: oh_uh_um_ah - - May 28, 2008
Subject: Wow! This sounds FANTASTIC! How did they do it?
THIS SHOW IS SUPER HOT!!!

5 stars = audio quality (wow)
5 stars = mix (wow)
5 stars = Performance (I'm blown away)
5 stars = audio improvement through technology

Thank you SIRMick, you have improved the quality of my life. I am a fan of Pigpen and his Love Light shines through, thanks to you.

PIGPEN WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.

Pigpen shows us what a true musical genius can do with a band like the GRATEFUL DEAD. Pigpen could make the GRATEFUL DEAD do things they could never do themselves. He was a musical genius and a master of stage presence.

Amazing sound quality for a show in a college gym in 1971. How did they do it?

The BOYS ARE AMAZING! This show is incredible. I am blown away! More!

I highly recommend this show. April 71 is a magical time for the GRATEFUL DEAD. I suggest you get all the shows from April 71.

You can get a list of all the shows SIRMick has on the IA by clicking his name next to "keyword" above.

Get it while you can, get it while it's free, get it NOW, or you will be sorry.

The GRATEFUL DEAD are in sync and focused. They are playing like they mean business. This is the GRATEFUL DEAD singing and playing their hearts out, 1971 style and you can hear the audience scream with joy during Casey Jones.

Billy's playing is HOT! He's in the pocket. His playing is INTENSE but relaxed, his kit sounds incredible and he drives the band. His mix is great, you can really hear him, and everyone else perfectly. How did they do that in a gym in 1971?

The whole show is treat, so don't miss it.

--------------> "A MUST HAVE" <---------------

It's amazing how good it sounds for being recorded in a college gym in 1971..how did they do it?

THIS SHOW MAKES YOU SCREAM "MORE"!

Eat, drink, be merry and listen to the GRATEFUL DEAD.

Thanks for the Love.
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